Best of Allpark 2018
Posted 01 January 2019 - 10:29 PM
what I've learned in these first 3 pages is that
A) making over 20k posts a year is a good way to be involved in other people's quality posts XD
B) I need to spend even more time with Copper Bezel
Posted 01 January 2019 - 11:50 PM
But I thought you two lived together now anyway?
Visit my store! Vintage toys (SW/ST/TFs Collectables)
Wait. Wait, wait, wait. Are you telling me that tec has a job? I thought his sole reasons for existence are cheesecake and horrible grammar.-Shadowman024
Posted 03 January 2019 - 07:08 AM
Wii U = Caldwin
Switch = SW-7457-8143-2029
3DS = 5370-0412-9068
Before you do anything you can't undo...
National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
Posted 03 January 2019 - 10:21 AM
On things being changed:
I do think probably one thread will suffice, so I have merged. Or perhaps I should say I have created a fan edit of the original two threads.
But replacing it is... a PG-13 cut of Deadpool 2.
I hope they reduce the ticket price to match the 10 minute runtime.
I don't know what to do with the fact that Hot Shot is a plane now.
He's a triple changer, if it helps.
yes but now he can fly and that's dangerous
On the Airazors and the Buzzsaws:
hey, sensuality means ANYTHING can be a sex part
That's like, the one sentence summary of my teen years.
On surprise dinocassettes:
Yeah, "you can own the G1 dinocassettes for sixty bucks, but you have to also get this deluxe bumblebee toy" is, like, um, like....
Side effects of Tuogel include headaches, nausea, gold plastic syndrome, dry mouth, loose balljoints, constipation, and chewed caramel head.
Posted 03 January 2019 - 10:24 AM
Amalgamous Moonracer is my favourite minor character from Harry Potter.
He's harnessed the power of animation errors.
Amalgamous Roadtrap makes you think you're being attacked by two of the same guy instead of two different guys!
The head is all new.
I hate PotP Wreck Gar. I hate his weird, tiny, reused head.
I hate his weird, tiny, all new head.
Kirk needs to bang Optimus.
Not for any real reason, just because.
Aw shit, I've seen this one before. It's the one where Spock goes nuts.
Next month they're going to say demand continued to be high enough for them to do ANOTHER issue and it's just going to keep going and going and going and it slowly dawns on us that this was the reboot all along.
Posted 03 January 2019 - 10:27 AM
oh man i can't wait for unicron #7
Yeah, that black hole is gonna give everyone on Earth memory problems and then the Autobots are gonna have to go searching for the Cyber Planet Keys on all the Cybertronian coloni- oh. Oh.
"The Thirteen sometimes include Alpha Trion and sometimes include Alpha Trion. However we know Alpha Trion isn't and we hope Alpha Trion isn't. We're not sure about Alpha Trion, Alpha Trion, or Alpha Trion."
Mary Poppins, Christoper Robin...
Next stage of MCU looks wild.
What kind of self-respecting Transformer only has one origin?
my kingdom for ultimate DPCI numbers
DPCI numbers that take place in the present day! With no hard to follow continuity! Cell phones and fidget spinners for all!
-ZacWilliam, Ultimate DPCI is great but I find Ultimate UPC kind of crass and needlessly grim. Mark Millar was a poor choice.
On super fighting robots:
If you beat Mighty Number 9 9 times in a row without dying, it magically transforms into MML3
Hey, how come there wasn't another female robot master in 10 anyway? Splash Woman wasn't well received?
No, no, robots are non-gendered so that's why they all look and act masculine, because if you're not gendered you're Male.
I mean we had Spotlight: Roll spell this out, how Roll was a normal happy robot until Dr. Light forced Femaleness on her and that turned her all murderously insane.
Posted 03 January 2019 - 10:30 AM
I only played the first TF arcade game last year (at a Dave & Buster's, incidentally) and thought it was pretty fun stuff. Granted I essentially had infinite credits.
We get it, you invested wisely hundreds of years ago.
This probably doesn't warrant its own new thread, but it turns out that for some reason we don't have active threads for Robot Heroes or Revenge of the Fallen.
I want a Vector Prime with real rotating gears.
If the gears stop he turns all gray and dies.
Oh no, you forgot to wind the guy who protects the timestream! Now my parents never met!
Hell, I blame Funko Pops for the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand
Okay, did I miss something, or did anybody else notice that the Throne of THE PRIMES, including a Prime Master of THE ARISEN, is coming out (to non-SDCC attendees, at least) on August THIRTEENTH?
Gotta wonder of that was intentional...
Indeed, they moved time and space itself to make sure that the 13th was on a Monday....
VECTOR HASBRO TOY SHOP
On problem solving:
I fix a lot of my deco problems recently with Gundam markers. Then again, it's a mistake to think you can solve ALL problems with Gundam markers. Once, I tried to solve the USA/Japan trade imbalance with Gundam markers. Didn't work. Honestly, it made it worse, I had to ship the markers from Japan as there wasn't a USA seller that had what I wanted. So, like I said, not great for EVERYTHING but for simple recolors, they can do the job.
Posted 03 January 2019 - 10:33 AM
I would love if Unicron just gets taken out in 10 pages. Prime just goes "I got this" and pops open The Matrix then high-fives ROM.
Then half of Cybertron is consumed by the real threat. Let's say, oh, Frenzy.
Unicron's been pushed back. Again.
Wait really? I thought I heard that the latest missile assault had no effect. Thank goodness. We have our planet for a little bit longer.
I know it's not going to happen in the time we have left, but I would have loved to see an IDW take on the Quintesson rebellion.
Y'know, something like "the first Transformer who said 'no'," Planet of the Apes style.
Quintesson: Now, Creation, are you prepared to submit to the will of your creators, or do you intend to continue this foolish and unproductive disobedience?
If OP 25 will be naming a new Prime, I'm going to guess it will be a new combiner made from Pyra Magna, Slide, a revived Metalhawk, Spike, and a fifth character implied to be that one other character you absolutely hate. They will only rarely use their combined form because the combiner usually loses track of its opponents due to an overwhelming urge to utterly destroy itself.
Something being common in comics fandom does not mean it's a reasonable response. Of anything it trends the opposite direction.
Slide realizes she could have left at any time right... rather than just sit there and whine about Optimus?
The plan is to have Slide whine Unicron to death. She's been playing into Optimus's scheme the whole time.
Truly, is there any better representation of Slide's character than that panel of her whinging about Optimus Prime while a city-sized robot tyrannosaurus blows up in the background?
Posted 03 January 2019 - 10:36 AM
a woman wanted to have a chicken stew but she had no pot so she dumped the ingredients in a loaf of bread and threw it in the oven
how did potpie even get started?
Classics Kup is reserved for Classics Kup.
And if you've got your regular cut-rate insurance, you'll just be another casualty of the Cola Wars. That's why you should switch to Allspark. It'll protect you from mayhem like me.
I'm the new Coke. I dont want anyone to know about my old name. But you know it! I must destroy you!!!!
What are you talking about?
It's obviously gold with white stripes!
All Star Mode this time around is kind of a hassle. The AI is programmed differently, with projectile users camping and everyone throwing themselves at you once you're off stage to try and keep you from getting back. They are acutely aware that they are expendable. Characters also loop, because once I killed Incineroar, another Mr. Game and Watch spawned. It's not really needed for anything but if you want to do well at All Star mode, somebody once told meSpoiler
What a wasted opportunity to not have that gladiator be not-Megatron so that Cy-kill can finally have vengeance after all these years.
Cy-Kill ruins Christmas by sending his forces to the houses of children who asked for Transformers and being their presents instead.
On the other hand, Rankin Bass might have come up with a stop-motion GoBots Christmas special, involving Cy-Kill teaming up with the Heat Miser to ruin Christmas.
(I actually liked Go-Bots, but I had to go for that low hanging fruit)
Posted 03 January 2019 - 10:40 AM
i hope shockwave creates the next idw universe at the end of this one
I'm now expecting Shockwave to say "That kiss was also part of my ultimate plan." and it was Liege Maximo (the deceiver!), not Arcee, who was kissing Aileron all along. This is what I've been reduced to.
Is anyone able to confirm with 100% certainty that John Barber isn't in fact Shockwave? I mean have you seen them in the same room? After today I will believe anything.
so, like, we're all in agreement that shockwave is also sideways, right
Shockwave escapes at the end. Unicron eats the entire universe, including the fabric of spacetime itself, but just before the final gulp, Shockwave escapes into some warp and we don't see him die.
We would be waiting for his re-emergence forever. FOR EV ERR. 17 years and two product trilogies from now we'd still be like "so where's Shockwave?"
And someday they'd bring him back, too!
He's Shockwave, he's Shockwave, you're Shockwave, I'm Shockwave! Are there any other Shockwaves I should know about?!
The final battle should be Optimus and Shockwave just repeatedly throwing one another into the singularity, with a nearby character immediately turning out to be one of them in disguise after each time.
You know that "there's only one electron/positron in the universe, moving backwards and forwards in time" idea?
Shockwave is the only Transformer in the IDW universe.
[Final page of Unicron #6, in which Unicron was revealed to be a malignant future version of Hunter O'Nion]
Shockwave sits up abruptly from a nightmare.
All of IDW was a 15-billion-year dream that he had.
"Phew," he says. "It is only logical that I now remove this mask--"
--revealing the face of Optimus Prime. "Truly, it never ends." </scene>
On Transformers Historia:
Good on you, McFeely!
Your only bar to exceed is Continuum! You got this!
Posted 03 January 2019 - 10:44 AM
I want him to have his voice at some point, but I also want a movie about Nazi-killin' Bee where he talks in Mid-Atlantic newsreel clips.
Knight knows SO MUCH about the lore that he's aware that Transformers often slap random names on things.
... barricade has a hole in his stomach
That is why he has no FEAR!
and no appetite
Aligned did establish that no matter how everyone looks on modern Earth, the past on Cybertron was always kinda G1.
Maybe it's always the 80s when you go back to Cybertron, even now. There are places on Earth where hair metal or grunge never went away, and that doesn't even take into account a race of alien mechanoids who age on a geologic scale. Every time you go back to Cybertron it's neon and synthwave. If you're visiting it seems cool, but if you're from there it's always a little bit embarrassing.
I don't expect much Blitzwing at this point because clearly there is something secret about him. The secret may be that he dies immediately and doesn't merit a lot of toys
Wait, are you implying that Michael Bay is the Hulk to Travis Knight's Bruce Banner?
Don't make me extremely successful. You wouldn't like me when I'm extremely successful.
"We need you to make an explosion now, Knight!"
"That's my secret, Captain. I'm always making explosions."
Posted 03 January 2019 - 10:47 AM
OK, guess we might have an issue if we get to a fifth IDW universe.
We can die!
we can die
we can die
we can die
we can die
we can die
WE CAN SIIIIIIIIIIIING!
Law & Order: First Ever Murder Victim Unit
Cruisin' on down main street. You're relaxed and feelin' good! Next thing that you know, you're seein'...
A DEAD BODY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD?!
I knew I should have stayed in Iacon today.
stege toyline: battle damage! Cracks and scuffs everywhere! guns up the wazoo! some characters are actually a living composite of several guns!!!
stege comic: cybertron is a perfect, beautiful paradise never before touched by death
That the average Transformer has survived death once is a misleading statistic. Optimus Georg, who live in Iacon and dies 10,000 times a day, was an outlier and should not have been counted.
On OMG HAWT ROBO LADY:
Setting aside the grossness of the statue for a second, why would you pay hundreds of dollars for a quote unquote "sexy" statue when you could just go to an art museum for, like, 30.
Because horny nerds didn't see those statues in a cartoon in the '80s.
Because going to a museum won't make visitors to your home deeply uncomfortable.
Posted 03 January 2019 - 10:51 AM
Grapple. He's always designing buildings, that guy.
Nominus Prime of the Functionist Universe who is really the Arisen from our reality having fallen through Threadbare Space due to Onyxwave's machinations trying to put right what once went wrong and hoping each time that the next leap will be the leap home.
A minor character who only showed up in three panels, we know absolutely nothing about and looks completely different from last time.
An Unknown Evil.
The Transformers (Marvel, UK) Issue No. 113
Old Man Jenkins.
"WHO'S THAT ARCHITECT?!"
I like the idea that they reveal the Grand Architect and he's just Overlord's legs.
Posted 03 January 2019 - 10:53 AM
When it's sunny out, don't let the fact that it's going to rain again sometime in the future spoil the sunshine.
Even if everyone around you is like SHIT YEAH RAIN and talking about how much better it is that it's rainy and thank god we got rid of all that boring sun so we could go back to things being rainy, and it feels an awful lot like the people in charge of the atmosphere ALSO think the only thing that matters is rain, and yeah sometimes it definitely feels like we're in for basically ten years of nothing but rain while everyone rolls around in it squealing with joy because they can't like anything unless it's rain because it was rainy when they were five, but that just makes the little moments of sunshine that much more valuable.
The thing about new toys for old people is they have to compete with your childhood imagination, and this guy does okay. I can see this Optimus uprooting a telephone pole and swatting away Megatron in his big black car.
On Cyberverse Seekers:
Skywarp will show up, but will have a different head and wings. And people will ask why they retooled him and if they could not retool him maybe and then Aaron Archer will show up from outta nowhere and say "????? HE WILL BE REMOLDED"
"I'm a jet, but I am going to fall long distances."
The jet thing mostly happens to Thundercracker, who I guess is just dumb as hell
too busy thinking about dogs
Or terrible screenplays.
all his terrible screenplays are just elaborate fanfiction about how cool Slipstream is
SHE IS THE CAPTAIN OF THE ELITE KNEELESS SEEKER SQUADRON AND YOU WILL SHOW HER RESPECT
Acid Storm is way too important to show up for episodes where she's not going to have to deliver dialogue, so they always have to shoot her lighting stand-in.
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